Echostar has filed a complaint at the Federal Communications Commission against Cablevision Systems' programming arm Rainbow Programming, claiming the programmer is charging "discriminatory rates"…
In a speech about TV's social responsibility, Vice President Al Gore on Thursday lauded ABC's sitcom "Ellen" for helping "open minds and hearts."
Performing rights org BMI, which licenses music for broadcast on radio and television, is using Internet technology to track the use of music on the newest and least-regulated mass medium: the…
Greg Probert has been upped to executive VP of Buena Vista Home Entertainment Worldwide.
Thomas Jane, now onscreen as the coked-out stripper in "Boogie Nights," has been cast in Phoenix Pictures' "The Thin Red Line."
Warner Bros. TV has inked a two-year, seven-figure production and development deal with writer/producer Deborah Joy LeVine.
Single-monikered recording artist Jewel is in advanced negotiations to make her feature film debut as the female lead in Ang Lee's "To Live On" for 20th Century Fox and Good Machine.
Nicholas Bingham, president-international of Sony Television Entertainment and a well-known figure on the global TV scene, is resigning, effective the beginning of November. He will be replaced, but…
After plunging the Peacock to record-low ratings, the Wednesday night sitcom "Built to Last" was canceled and "The Tony Danza Show" was yanked from the schedule for the November sweeps, the network…
Major League Soccer on Thursday signed a six-year deal with ESPN that will greatly expand the sport's presence at both the cable web and its sister ABC Sports division.
A federal judge in New York Thursday denied Miramax an injunction that would have forced Columbia Pictures and Mandalay to stop the 2-month-old advertising campaign for "I Know What You Did Last…
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